Oatmeal Obsession

The other day I was filling out an application for a flash fiction writing fellowship (it’s here, if you’re interested!) and this was the last question: Tell us one other (non-writing-related thing) about you. This could be anything–a greatest fear, an unusual hobby, a favorite song or movie, or what you had for breakfast this morning. Oh man. I had…

Le Week-end

Everyone, let out a big sigh. Ahhhhhh, it’s the weekend. Or as the French say, le week-end. Whatever you call your weekend, us rad-ish folks have gathered some links to share in celebration of [insert preferred weekend term here]!   Ideas for a Perfect Weekend: Make some delicious pumpkin tahini chocolate chunk cookies! Yum! Practice drawing watercolor “carrot people”  Read…

The State of Grocery Shopping in 2017

When one of my coworkers told me about Good Eggs, I knew it was something I wanted to try. She explained during lunch that Good Eggs is an SF-based company that does online grocery delivery. They promise to deliver produce within a day or two of harvest and have all of the Bay Area favorites (Cowgirl Creamery, Acme, Tartine, Full…

Culture Via Text

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) includes more than 34,000 pieces of art. It’s hard to even picture the physical reality of that number, let alone think about how a museum could could make that much art accessible to museum-goers. Luckily, someone had the genius plan to create “Send Me SFMOMA.” Here’s how it works: just text the…

PHEW

Heya friends. This week felt loooooooong but now we’ve made it to the weekend! Congrats. Enjoy the following: A delicious drink I drank. Pretty right? No link, just a reminder that beaches and prettiness exist. Judy. Dench. RAPPING. Views from Saturn, nbd. This custom wallpaper creating duo and their website BLEW ME AWAY. Anyone else wanna make gorgeous wallpaper and…

We Are All Migrants Through Time

Last Fall, I watched 4.1 Miles, a short documentary on the refugee crisis in Greece created by a Berkeley grad (below). Last Winter, I found myself at a loss in the face of a new president who failed spectacularly to understand the experience of immigrants. A few weeks ago, I read an article about how overweight Asian-Americans and more emotionally…